6 days in Lake District, Maryport & Silloth Itinerary

6 days in Lake District, Maryport & Silloth Itinerary

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Barrow-in-Furness
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Grange-over-Sands
— 1 night
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Windermere
— 1 night
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Braithwaite
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Maryport
— 1 night
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Silloth
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Barrow-in-Furness — 1 day

Barrow-in-Furness is a town and borough in Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): examine the collection at The Dock Museum and then meet the residents at South Lakes Safari Zoo.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Barrow-in-Furness trip itinerary maker site.

Sutton-on-Sea to Barrow-in-Furness is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Grange-over-Sands.
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Grange-over-Sands — 1 night

Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Grange-over-Sands road trip planning site.

Getting from Barrow-in-Furness to Grange-over-Sands by car takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Windermere.
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Windermere — 1 night

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Tarn Hows, examine the collection at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Windermere trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Grange-over-Sands to Windermere takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Braithwaite.
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Braithwaite — 1 night

Braithwaite is a village in the northern Lake District, in Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, then contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and then hike along Central Fells.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Braithwaite day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Braithwaite takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Maryport.
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Maryport — 1 night

Maryport is a town and civil parish in the Allerdale borough of Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): join the crowd at Workington Comets Speedway and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Lake District Coast Aquarium.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Maryport trip itinerary planning tool.

Maryport is just a short distance from Braithwaite. In April, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Silloth.
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Silloth — 1 night

Silloth is a port town and civil parish in Cumbria, England. On the 28th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Soldiers in Silloth and then relax in the rural setting at The Gincase Farm Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Silloth online tour planner.

Silloth is just a stone's throw from Maryport. April in Silloth sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
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Lake District travel guide

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World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.
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